Westgate Heritage Centre, Westgate on Sea, Thanet, Kent
Westgate Heritage Centre, Westgate on Sea, Thanet, Kent

Publications For Sale

The History of Westgate on Sea “Creating a new town” by Dr Dawn Crouch

A series of 20-page A5 booklets costing £2 each, including post and packing, provides a comprehensive history of the town, starting from the very first stages of development from farmland to “fashionable watering-place”

1 The Bays around which it was built - St Mildred’s and West Bay
2 Roxburgh Road
3 Station Road
4 The Grove and its environs
5 Adrian and Ethelbert Squares and Westgate Bay Avenue
6 The Marine residences in Sea Road – The 1870s
7 The Marine Residences in Sea Road - The 1880s
8 South of the Highway – Doon House/Maurice House/Summerlands and the Roman Catholic Church of St Peter
9 South of the Highway – the Tower House/Convent of Les Oiseaux/ St Augustine’s
10 South of the Highway - The Hundred Farm/Hatton House/ Ursuline Convent
11 South of the Highway – Streete Court Mansion and School
12 Public Buildings – The Town Hall Buildings/ the Carlton Cinema

Much of the material is not available any where else or is not easily accessed
All sources are cited
The booklets cover as far as possible the story of the town’s built environment in chronological order

Cheques and Postal orders should be made payable to the “Westgate Heritage Centre” and orders sent to the Westgate Heritage Centre, c/o 21 Danehurst, Rowena Road, Westgate on Sea Kent CT8 8QQ



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